Salt Lake City July Events

2015

It's almost impossible not to to have fun in Utah during July, with two big holidays, summer concerts, sporting events, outdoor recreation and more! Here's a list of selected July events in the Salt Lake City area.

Note: While we do our best to make sure all information is accurate, please call or check the website to verify details for events you are attending.

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    Celebrate the 4th in SLC, with parades, fireworks, concerts, community festivals, rodeos, sporting events and more.

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    ••• Visit Park City

    Music and a summer evening go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Here's a list of the Salt Lake area's popular summer concert series, including the Twilight Concert Series, Red Butte Garden Concerts and music events at Salt Lake area resorts.

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    ••• Sugar House Farmers Market

    Many Salt Lake area farmer's markets start their seasons in July, making it one of the yummiest months of the year in Utah.

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    ••• By Flickr user Rowdy Kittens

    There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Most are outdoors, so bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a beautiful summer evening.

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    Prevent summer boredom with this list of Salt Lake area summer day camps for kids, including fun programs at Bad Dog Arts, Miss Kaye's Performing Arts Camp, the Utah Children's Theatre and more.

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    ••• Utah Shakespeare Festival

    The summer season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival features King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV Part Two, Amadeus, Charley's Aunt, South Pacific, Dracula, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Hosted by Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a great event that's definitely worth the trip to Cedar City.

    June 24 through October 31, 2015

    300 W. Center Street in Cedar City
    800-PLAYTIX
    435-586-7878

    Tickets $23-$72

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    ••• Utah Botanical Center

    Don't let the hot July weather keep you out of the garden - you can find a huge variety of gardening classes this month in the Salt Lake area, at Red Butte Garden, Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park, the Utah Botanical Center, Thanksgiving Point, and many more locations. Many of the classes are free.

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    ••• Courtesy The State Room

    Here's the June lineup for The State Room, one of SLC's favorite small music venues.

    • Myriad Dance Company presents Creator's Grid - July 1
    • "Fare Thee Well" Grateful Dead Simulcast - July 3-5
    • Blitzen Trapper - July 11
    • An Evening with Toby Beard - July 25
    • G. Love and Special Sauce - July 27
    • Robert Earl Keen - July 30
    • Talia Keys CD Release - July 31
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    ••• Courtesy Red Butte Garden

    Monday Family Nights at Red Butte Garden feature music, dance, crafts and activities associated with the many cultures.

    • June 1 - Ailine's Touch of Polynesia
    • June 8 - Divya School of Dance
    • July 6 - Samba Fogo
    • July 13 - Municipal Ballet Co. and Holy Water Buffalo
    • August 3 - Yunuen Carrillo, Mariachi Alma de Mexico de Utah, and Ballet Viva el Folklore
    • August 10 - Scariff School of Irish Dance

    Shows start at 6 and 7 p.m.

    General admission: adults $10, children 3-17 $6, and seniors 65+ $8

    Red Butte Garden
    300 Wakara Way
    801-585-0556

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    ••• Courtesy Gallivan Center

    Weekday Workouts are designed to move, tone and shape those muscles that have been stuck behind your desk all day! The free classes begin right after work at 5:30 p.m.

    Monday through Thursday, June 1-Aug. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., except holidays

    Free

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    Real Salt Lake have four MLS games in July, three at home and one away. All games are on ESPN 700 radio. Most games televised on KMYU (Channel 2.2) and some games televised nationally as noted. All times MT.

    • Saturday, July 4, 8 p.m. vs. Orlando SC (KMYU)
    • Sunday, July 12, 5 p.m. @ Colorado Rapids (FOX Sports 1)
    • Saturday, July 18, 8 p.m. vs. Houston Dynamo (KMYU)
    • Friday, July 24, 9 p.m. vs. Sporting KC (UniMas)

    Rio Tinto Stadium
    9256 S. State St.
    Sandy, UT
    801-727-2700

    Individual Game Tickets $25-$500; see website for promotions.

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    ••• Utah Festival Opera

    The Utah Festival Opera features Man Of La Mancha, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, La Boheme, Carousel, plus concerts and special performances from July 8-Aug. 8.

    59 S. 100 W. in Logan
    800-262-0074

    Tickets $10-$262

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    ••• Scott Catron

    The Bees' schedule for the month of July includes home stands against the El Paso July 4-7 and 24-27, and Reno July 16-19. Fireworks displays July 4, 24, and 25 after the game.

    Spring Mobile Ballpark
    77 West 1300 South
    801-325-BASE (2273)

    Tickets $9-$25; see website or call for promotions

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    ••• Courtesy The Depot

    The Depot, a live music venue at The Gateway, features four concerts in July.

    • Justin Martin: Hello Clouds Tour - July 11
    • Morrissey - July 18
    • Alice in Chains - July 20
    • The Ride to the 75th featuring the Fryed Brothers - July 26

    400 W. South Temple
    801-355-5522

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    Rush: R40 Live Tour

    ••• Rush

    After 40 years together and 20 gold and platinum studio albums Rush is ready to celebrate by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour. Celebrate four decades of music with three incredible musicians all in 1 night

    Monday, July 13, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    The Maverik Center
    3200 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.) in West Valley City
    801-988-8800

    Tickets $46-$126

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    ••• Desert Star Playhouse

    Excited to start their senior year at Saltair High School, the Sharks dream of repeating their State championship victory in water skiing at the Great Salt Lake over the Antelope Island High School Jets. Come along with this cast of iconic characters and their hijinks as Desert Star takes you through this spoof of all things 1950s.

    June 11- August 22
    See website for show dates and times

    4861 S. State St.
    801-266-2600

    Tickets $12.95-$22.95

    Pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts available during the show.

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    Catch country singer Kip Moore and special guest Kristian Bush live when they kick off the Days of '47 Rodeo at EnergySolutions Arena.

    Monday, July 20, 8 p.m.

    EnergySolutions Arena
    30 W. South Temple
    801-355-SEAT

    Tickets: $30-$40

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    ••• Days of '47

    The Days of ‘47 Rodeo is traditionally Utah’s largest rodeo, drawing world champion cowboys, cowgirls and rough stock.

    July 21-25, 2015, 7 p.m.

    EnergySolutions Arena
    30 W. South Temple
    801-355-SEAT

    Tickets: $10-$37

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    ••• Courtesy The Days of '47

    Pioneer Day, also known as Days of '47 or simply the 24th of July, marks the day in 1847 when Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley. It's an extra summer holiday for most Utahns, celebrated in much the same way as the 4th of July with picnics, parades, rodeos, concerts and fireworks.

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    ••• David Wang

    Enjoy the height of the Wasatch's wildflower season with free guided walks and hikes at Brighton, Solitude, Alta and Snowbird.

    July 24-26, 2015

    Events all weekend; see website for schedule

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    ••• Imagine Dragons

    Imagine Dragons bring their 'Smoke and Mirrors' Tour to Salt Lake City this month

    Tuesday, July 28, 7:30 p.m.

    EnergySolutions Arena
    30 W. South Temple
    801-355-SEAT

    Tickets: $25.50-$66.50

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    ••• Hale Centre Theatre

    In this Disney classic Ariel defies her father and leaves to be part of the world above the sea. She finds her Prince and exciting new friends, but danger lurks. Swim with Sebastian as he sings and dances on HCT's centre stage. Get your tickets early, this show will sell out.

    Nightly except Sundays, June 5-August 1, 2015, 7:30 p.m., except July 24
    Saturday matinees 12:30 and 4 p.m.
    Special Saturday 9:00am performances for children ages 3 & up: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18

    3333 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.)
    801-984-9000

    Adults $32-$35, Children $16, No children under five permitted

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    ••• Motley Crue

    Motley Crue: The Final Tour makes a stop at Energy Solutions Arena this month.

    Wednesday, July 29, 7 p.m.

    EnergySolutions Arena
    30 W. South Temple
    801-355-SEAT

    Tickets: $20-$125

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    ••• Wiseguys Comedy Club

    Wiseguys comedy clubs at Trolley Square, West Valley City and Ogden bring live comedy to Utah audiences Tuesday through Saturday. This month's special events include Ben Gleib, Rob Schneider, Mike Epps, and more.

    Wiseguys Trolley Square
    505 S. 600 E.
    801-532-5233

    Wiseguys West Valley
    2194 W. 3500 S.
    801-463-2909

    Wiseguys Ogden
    269 Historic 25th Street in Ogden
    801-622-5588

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    ••• 'Move' Live on Tour

    On the heels of their sold out 2014 tour, superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough will star in their own dance production onstage at Maverik Center. 'Move' Live on Tour will be a complete stage production, with sets, costumes and a cast of talented dancers, with the Houghs headlining in solo, duet and group performances in styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in-between.

    Friday, July 31, 2015, 8 p.m.

    The Maverik Center
    3200 S. Decker Lake Dr. (2200 W.) in West Valley City
    801-988-8800

    Tickets: $32-$76.50, Parking $10-$25